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JoAnn Brown

March 2, 1937 ~ September 26, 2020 (age 83)


JoAnn Brown


JoAnn Brown, 83, of the Lakeview Community went home to be with the Lord and re-united with her husband on Saturday, September 26, 2020.  Mrs. Brown was a lifelong resident of the Lakeview Community. She went to Lakeview School on Cross Street where she was a member of the Drill team.  Mrs. Brown sold Avon and Tupperware for many years and she also worked at Miller Brothers in Chattanooga serving in the Hand Bag and Jewelry Departments.  She never met a stranger, loved the Lord with all of her heart, was a member of Gateway Baptist Church, and always enjoyed listening to her husband sing gospel music for many years.  Mrs. Brown loved her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren with all of her heart and she wished nothing but the best for them.  She cherished every memory and fun moment with them.  She enjoyed her trips with her family to Panama City Beach, Graceland, and the Smokey Mountains.  She was an avid fan of Elvis Presley and she enjoyed listening to piano music, southern gospel music, her 50’s records, and all of Billy Graham and Charles Stanley writings.  Other things that Mrs. Brown loved was the family get togethers throughout the years.  She loved cooking and was well known for her “world’s greatest dressing” she always prepared on Thanksgiving.  She always had a camera in her hand capturing many special moments over the years.  She would always say, “I love you a bushel and a peck and a hug around the neck”.


She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, William “Bill” Brown; and her parents, Glenn and Estelle Whaley.


Survivors include her children, Candy Brown, Scott Brown, and Darla (Frank) Sayre; grandchildren, Tiffany (Ronnie) Arp, Hannah (Sean) McDevitt, and Lacie Brown; great grandchildren, Adalyn Arp and Walker McDevitt; brother, Robert Whaley; sister, Glenda Holsonback; nieces and nephews; and her dog, Snowflake.


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Funeral services will be held Friday, October 2, 2020 at 1:00p.m. in the South Crest Chapel.  Funeral services may be viewed on the funeral home website.


Interment will follow in the Pine Grove Cemetery.


The family will receive friends Thursday from 4-8p.m. and Friday one hour prior to the service at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, Rossville, GA.

To send flowers to JoAnn's family, please visit our floral store.


October 1, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lane Funeral Home and Crematory-South Crest
833 Chickamauga Ave
Rossville, GA 30741

Funeral Service
October 2, 2020

1:00 PM
Lane Funeral Home and Crematory-South Crest
833 Chickamauga Ave
Rossville, GA 30741

Video is available for this event

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